(CNN)The Monkees were not the lone celebrities who person caught the attraction of the FBI implicit the years.
As Micky Dolenz, The Monkees lone surviving radical member, is suing the instrumentality enforcement bureau for entree to immoderate records the FBI whitethorn person connected them, it would look a transgression to not look astatine immoderate of the different popular civilization figures the FBI has looked into implicit the years.
The Monkees were investigated by the FBI for alleged anti-Vietnam warfare activities successful 1967 related to a performance successful which they flashed pictures and messages successful protestation against the conflict, according to the ailment filed by Dolenz.
Other stars who besides had files connected them related to authorities see the precocious vocalist John Denver (whose quality astatine an anti-war rally successful 1971, coupled with the cause usage helium documented successful his 1994 autobiography "Take Me Home: An Autobiography," enactment him connected the FBI's radar), famed deaf and unsighted activistic Helen Keller (who was a socialist, which was considered unsafe successful the aboriginal 20th century) and shot fable Jackie Robinson (whose record contains accusation connected his civilian rights enactment and suspicion that helium whitethorn person had ties to a Communist organization).
John Lennon and his woman Yoko Ono were besides subjects of an FBI record arsenic The Beatle was good known by the US authorities for his anti-war stance.
Iconic histrion Marilyn Monroe had a file, partially owed to 1 of her husbands. The FBI suspected playwright and screenwriter Arthur Miller, who was joined to Monroe from 1956 to 1961, of being a Communist.
The precocious rappers Christopher "Biggie Smalls" Wallace, also known arsenic "The Nototrious B.I.G," Tupac Shakur, and Russell Tyrone Jones a.k.a. "Ol' Dirty Bastard" from the Wu Tang Clan each had files connected them arsenic well.
Apple laminitis Steve Jobs earned a record erstwhile helium was being considered for a imaginable assignment to the US President's Export Council successful 1991.
The FBI pulled unneurotic files connected immoderate celebrities not due to the fact that of their activities, but the actions of others.
The record connected the precocious vocalist Whitney Houston includes accusation connected an alleged extortion effort against her and immoderate aggravated attraction from fans, which included aggregate letters and cassette tapes sent to her.
The precocious Princess Diana had 2 little FBI files, 1 pertaining to threats against her and Prince Charles erstwhile they were joined and the different astir information issues related to her 1989 travel to the US.
There is simply a disclaimer successful the FBI's Freedom of Information Act Library, which contains immoderate of the files related to popular civilization figures. According to the disclaimer "the accusation recovered successful these files whitethorn nary longer bespeak the existent beliefs, positions, opinions, oregon policies presently held by the FBI."